## A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of the Royal Military Academy, Volume 1 |

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These characters or figures 8 were formerly all called by the general name of Ciphers ;

These characters or figures 8 were formerly all called by the general name of Ciphers ;

**whence**it came to pass that the art of Arithmetic was then often called Ciphering . The first nine are called Significant Figures , as distinguished ... Page 50

**Whence**the reason of the rule is manifest , both for addition and subtraction . Note 1. When several fractions are to be collected , it is commonly best first to add two of them together that most easily reduce to a common denominator ... Page 54

Thus , the understood denominator of a decimal is always either ten , or some power of ten ;

Thus , the understood denominator of a decimal is always either ten , or some power of ten ;

**whence**its name . A mixed number is made up of a whole number with some decimal fraction , the one being separated from the other by a point . Page 55

... taken as integers , be expressed by M , and all those M N of the other by N. Then the actual numbers are 10m and 10- ·

... taken as integers , be expressed by M , and all those M N of the other by N. Then the actual numbers are 10m and 10- ·

**Whence**, their product is MN 10m + * : - : that is , there are m + n decimals in the quotient . 2. Page 121

18 - . - 1 - 9 + 30 - 51 + 47 18 And 48.22 = 2 is the highest power or first term .

18 - . - 1 - 9 + 30 - 51 + 47 18 And 48.22 = 2 is the highest power or first term .

**Whence**, attaching the literal parts , we get as the product 2025 9x4 + 30 % C3 512 % + 473 ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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